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Media Alert: U.S. Sen. Manchin speaking in Charleston today

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) will speak today at the West Virginia Economic Development Council, the AFL-CIO 2019 Legislative Conference in Charleston and at the Independent Oil & Gas Association West Virginia Winter Meeting.   **For Planning Purposes Only**   WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 23   Manchin delivers remarks at[Read More…]

Leadership West Virginia announces Class of 2019

West Virginia Press Association’s DeBord included in 2019 leaders CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Fifty-seven leaders from across the state have accepted invitations to participate in the 2019 Class of Leadership West Virginia. Candidates were selected from a list of applicants submitted in late 2018. Stephanie Abraham, Abraham Law, PLLC (Logan) James[Read More…]

Media Alert: Gov. Justice on speaker list for IOGA-WV Winter Meeting on Jan 23

CHARLESTON, W.VA. — The 2019 Winter Meeting of the Independent Oil and Gas Association of West Virginia (IOGAWV) will take place Jan. 22-23, 2019, at the Marriott Town Center Hotel in Charleston. Technical sessions by C&J Energy Services, Schlumberger Oilfield Services and SLS Land & Energy Development will be sponsored on[Read More…]

WVU receives $2.2 million software gift from Petroleum Experts Limited

Release from WVU:  MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — For more than a decade, geology students at West Virginia University have used the same advanced software used by oil and gas companies worldwide, expanding their marketability for industry jobs. Petroleum Experts Limited has furthered this access with an in-kind gift of its MOVE software, valued at $2.2[Read More…]

The Herald-Dispatch celebrates 110th anniversary

By FRED PACE The Herald-Dispatch HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — On this date, a Sunday, in 1909, the first edition of The Herald-Dispatch hit the streets in Huntington. Today, just like 110 years ago, Huntington’s daily newspaper continues to highlight the issues, share the region’s successes and failures, and deliver details of[Read More…]

Report for America project to continue at Gazette-Mail

Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Report for America nonprofit journalism initiative, with support from the Galloway Family Foundation, has announced it will place a second reporter at the Charleston Gazette-Mail, focusing on poverty in Southern West Virginia. The Gazette-Mail, along with West Virginia Public Broadcasting and the Lexington Herald-Leader,[Read More…]

CNHI newspapers and websites sold to Alabama Retirement Systems

CNHI News Service The Register Herald MONTGOMERY, Ala. — CNHI, LLC has been acquired by the Retirement Systems of Alabama, it was announced today. CNHI is made up of more than 100 local newspapers and websites in 22 states, including 68 dailies and more than 40 non-dailies. In West Virginia[Read More…]

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